R/€ = 18.12 Change: -0.02
R/$ = 15.09 Change: -0.09
Au 1721.82 $/oz Change: -26.82
Pt 1181.00 $/oz Change: -39.00


Kropz inks equity facility with ARC Fund to capitalise ongoing Hinda work

By: Donna Slater     26th February 2021 Aim-listed emerging African phosphate explorer and developer Kropz has entered into a $5-million conditional convertible equity facility with major shareholder ARC Fund to finance the ongoing work at Kropz’s Hinda phosphate project in Congo-Brazzaville. The new facility is in addition to the... 

SEW-EURODRIVE continues to meet high expectations through new products for the mining industry

18th February 2021 Drive and control technologies specialist SEW-EURODRIVE has a wide range of products that are suitable for the mining industry, with some having been improved in recent years to most adequately suit a harsh mining environment. 

Glencore ferrochrome business evaluating clean energy projects 

By: Martin Creamer     17th February 2021 The ferrochrome business of diversified mining and marketing company Glencore, which uses a substantial amount of electricity, is evaluating various clean energy projects, Glencore ferroalloys head Japie Fullard said during this week’s Glencore a media conference. The media conference followed... 

PGMs-linked hydrogen production on way with local electrolysers, 12J funding  

By: Martin Creamer     15th February 2021 South African company Hydrox Holdings of Randburg is developing an advanced alkaline electrolyser to supply what it describes as “huge hydrogen demand”. The zero gap system will be the first locally produced electrolyser for South Africa and Africa, Hydrox states in a media release to Mining Weekly. 

On-The-Air (12/02/2021) 

By: Martin Creamer     12th February 2021 Opportunities to boost our exports were outlined by a Europe-South Africa partnership this week; Alluvial diamond miners this week came up with a far-reaching plan to revive their shrinking industry; and A former Eskom executive this week launched a new company to help make the world a greener... 

Alluvial diamond miners outline way to save fast-shrinking industry  

By: Martin Creamer     11th February 2021 The number of alluvial diamond operators is decreasing at an alarming rate. In 2004, there were 2 000 small diamond-mining companies, which employed close to 25 000 people, and now there are only about 200 operators employing only 5 000 people – a 90% decline. 

Canada Nickel held talks with US govt on supplying metal for EV batteries

By: Reuters     8th February 2021 Junior miner Canada Nickel has held talks with US government officials about potentially supplying nickel for electric car batteries, its chief executive said, amid mounting concern in Washington about China's dominance of global supply chains. "It's become very clear that there's large portions... 

Healthy PGM-derived dividends ahead, capital investments to be limited – RMB

By: Donna Slater     8th February 2021 The financial results of platinum group metals (PGM) and iron-ore miners, which are due to be published in the month ahead, are expected to reveal healthy dividends for shareholders and a strong rise in taxes paid to the fiscus, but little in the way of capital investment in South Africa,... 

Resources Watch  

3rd February 2021 De Beers adopts strategy to meet carbon-neutral ambition; Third consecutive year of coal export decline from Richards Bay Coal Terminal; And, Transitioning fossil-fuel labour forces into new sectors critical for ‘clean, just energy transitions’ 

Export speed-up projects in spotlight at Richards Bay Coal Terminal  

By: Martin Creamer     28th January 2021 South Africa’s Richards Bay Coal Terminal is going all out to raise its export efficiency in a bid to counter ship queuing. With the R1.34-billion worth of stacker reclaimers and shiploaders provided in 2018 putting in solid performances, RBCT has now turned to debottlenecking conveyor projects... 

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